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Smiley names teacher of the year

LUDOWICI - Vivian Griffis was recently named Teacher of the Year by parents and fellow teachers at Smiley Elementary School.

April 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Scholarship applications available

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Hinesville Alumnae Chapter has applications for the Annie B. Givens Scholarships available.

April 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Two teams take reading skills to state

Each year, the top four regional Reading Bowl teams travel to Athens to take part in the Helen Ruffin Georgia Reading Bowl. The state bowl is part of the Children's Literature Conference. This year's bowl was held March 1.

April 18, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Surviving Math Night

The cafeteria at Midway Middle was bustling with activity on the evening of March 25.

April 16, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


GED tests in Jesup

The GED test will be given at Altamaha Technical College's Jesup campus on Monday-Monday, April 7-8, from 5-9 p.m.

April 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell's music touches audience

On March 13, Bradwell Institute presented an annual Music in our Schools Month concert.

April 10, 2008 | By Terry Satterfield Special to the Courier | Education


Library sets programs for April

April 2008

April 10, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


LFMS celebrates Music in our Schools Month

April 09, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Talk show host acknowledges schools here

School social worker Yolanda Sharpe received a treat last week when Tom Joyner, from the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Radio Show, called her in response to a letter she wrote on behalf of some Liberty County students.

April 09, 2008 | By Demeré Sikes LCSS Public Relations Facilitator | Education


MMS rallies students with 'March Madness'

Midway Middle School is prepping students for the upcoming CRCT standardized test in a month long celebration called March Madness.

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Dog brings safety message to students

On March 6 the Utilities Protection Center of Georgia's mascot, Digger Dog, met with students in second and third grades at Waldo Pafford Elementary School to encourage them to "call before you dig."

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Speaker motivates students

Liberty County High School juniors got a treat March 14 when motivational speaker Keith L. Brown spoke to their class, along with faculty and staff.

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI singers perform in state competition

Six members of the Bradwell Institute Chorus were selected to sing in the 2008 Georgia All-State Chorus. Students from all over the state auditioned, and those who passed the auditions performed to standing-room-only crowds at the Savannah Civic Center on Feb. 23. The BI choral director is Amanda Durden.

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Forum on education in Georgia

Are you interested in learning more about public education in Georgia? Do you have suggestions that may help Georgia improve student achievement?

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS honors students for citizenship

Midway Middle School recently named its Students of the Month for March based on citizenship.

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Walking the line

Just outside the track at Bradwell Institute, near the bleachers, sat two cars that collided into each other. Among the shattered glass and bent metal was a driver under the influence in one vehicle and, in the other, victims of the accident.

March 30, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education


Test anxiety: How cold feet are ruining your grades

Hours of study and preparation seem to go out the window every time Katie Fisher sits down to take an exam.

March 29, 2015 | Mercedes White Deseret News | Education


Arkansas becomes the first state to mandate computer science offerings

Next school year, Arkansas will become the first state to require all public high schools and charter schools to offer classes in computer science, courtesy of a bill signed into law last month by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, reports Wired.

March 29, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Don't snooze, you lose: how inadequate sleep holds students back

Sleep deprivation and college have gone hand-in-hand for decades. Pulling all-nighters, socializing, part-time jobs all combine to make sleep an inconvenience rather than a necessity.

March 27, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Are student-athletes being cheated out of an education?

As March Madness ignites Americans' yearly obsession with college basketball games and broken brackets, a new book is calling attention to a different kind of madness: the systemic academic fraud at the center of college sports.

March 26, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Education


Mayor essay contest open to sixth-graders

The city of Hinesville invites all sixth-grade students in Liberty County to participate in the "If I Were Mayor, I Would . . ." essay contest.

March 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Long PTO donates $7K to Smiley

The Long County Parent Teacher Organization recently presented a check for $7,000 to Smiley Elementary School Principal David Edwards during the group's meeting at SES.

March 25, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Liberty FFA team places in Area 6 event

Five Liberty County High School FFA members recently competed in Area 6 career-development events at Ware County High School in Waycross

March 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Sweet Briar College professors unanimously oppose school closing

When Sweet Briar College, a women's liberal arts school in rural Virginia, announced earlier this month that it was closing, many observers were surprised, as the college is still sitting on a sizable $85 million endowment.

March 25, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Special-needs policies can be a tug-of-war for parents, teachers and administrators

Benay Josselson’s 7 1/2-year-old son, whom she describes as “high-functioning on the autistic spectrum,” is allowed to take breaks during class and, in certain classes, to use so-called fidget toys to help him focus. But in other classes at the Rockland County, New York, Jewish day school, teachers who find the "fidgets" distracting don't permit them.

March 24, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


Robot allows online teachers more personal connection with students

The Nexus Academy of Columbus is using robots to connect remote teachers from around the country with students at the school in Columbus, Ohio, according to Education News.

March 23, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Rash of suicides leads MIT to rethink student pressure

After a rash of suicides the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, including four in the past year and two in the last month, the school has announced plans to lighten workloads and offer better social support.

March 23, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Rash of suicides for MIT to rethink student pressure

After a rash of suicides the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, including four in the past year and two in the last month, the school has announced plans to lighten workloads and offer better social support.

March 23, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Reading is much more decoding than letter and words

Daniel Willingham is a cognitive psychologist at the University of Virginia with a background in neuroscience who now focuses on education. He wrote a widely acclaimed 2010 book titled, “Why Don't Students Like School?” His new book, “Raising Kids Who Read,” off the presses this month, is an accessible hands-on guide for parents who want to help kids become avid readers at home and school. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

March 22, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


NYC mayor says no to plan to seize failing schools

The Democrat's internecine battle over education reform is ratcheting up in New York, as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo continue to spar over how to reform the city's failing schools.

March 20, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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